12-yr-old crushed under roadroller in freak mishap in Moga
Pargat was playing in a ground adjacent to the under-construction road where a roller was flattening the gravel.punjab Updated: Aug 13, 2017 10:50 IST
A 12-year-old old boy, Pargat Singh, was crushed to death by a roadroller near Bughipura in Moga on Saturday when he went to pick up a ball from the road.
Pargat was playing in a ground adjacent to the under-construction road where a roller was flattening the gravel. Eyewitnesses said neither Pargat nor the driver noticed when he was taking the ball, and the boy died on the spot.
Gulzar Singh, assistant sub-inspector (ASI), said the driver fled from the spot, leaving the roadroller behind. Till the filing of the report at 9pm, police were investigating the matter.
First Published: Aug 13, 2017 10:49 IST